Enteromius innocens (Pfeffer, 1896)
Inconspicious barb
photo by Seegers, L.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Occurs in Lake Malawi, Lake Rukwa, Wawi and Mkata Rivers.
Diagnosis:  Description: Lateral line scales 29-33 (Ref. 122753).
Biology:  Found in shallow, sandy and vegetated areas. Feeds on insect, weeds and vegetable debris (Ref. 5595).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 May 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 01.09.93
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 27.09.04
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.06.94

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